Peterson, Peter G.
PETERSON, Peter G.
PETERSON, Peter G. American, b. 1926. Genres: Economics. Career: Market Facts Inc., Chicago, IL, market analyst, 1947-49, became associate director 1949, executive vice president, 1951; McCann-Erickson (advertising firm), director of marketing services, 1953, became vice president, 1954, became general manager of Chicago office, 1955, became director and assistant to the president of coordinating services regional offices, 1957; Bell and Howell, executive vice president and director, 1958, became president, 1961, became chief executive officer, 1963, became chair of the board, 1968; U.S.A. for International Affairs, assistant to the president, 1971; Council on International Economic Policy, executive director, 1971; U.S. Government, secretary of commerce, 1972-73; Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb Inc., chair of the board, 1973-83; The Blackstone Group, chair, 1985-. Publications: The United States in a Changing World Economy, 1971; U.S.-Soviet Commercial Relationships in a New Era, 1972; Deficits, Debts and Demographics: Three Fundamentals Affecting Our Long-Term Economic Future, 1985; (with N. Howe) On Borrowed Time: How the Growth in Entitlement Spending Threatens America's Future, 1988; The 1990s: Decade of Reckoning or a Decade of a New Partnership?, 1991; Facing Up: How To Rescue the Economy from Crushing Debt and Restore the American Dream, 1993, as Facing Up: Paying Our Nation's Debt and Saving Our Children's Future, 1994. Contributor to periodicals. Address: The Blackstone Group, 345 Park Ave., New York, NY 10154, U.S.A.